Monday, May 31, 2010

2010 Young Adult Reading Challenge

The 2010 Young Adult Reading Challenge, hosted by J.Kaye, is all about exploring young adult novels. Here are the guidelines:
  • Anyone can join. You don’t need a blog to participate. –Non-Bloggers: Post your list of books in the comment section of the wrap-up post. To learn how to sign up without having a blog, click here.
  • There are four levels:
    • The Mini YA Reading Challenge – Read 12 Young Adult novels.
    • Just My Size YA Reading Challenge – Read 25 Young Adult novels.
    • Stepping It Up YA Reading Challenge – Read 50 Young Adult novels.
    • Super Size Me YA Reading Challenge – Read 75 Young Adult novels.
  • Audio, eBooks, paper all count.
  • No need to list your books in advance. You may select books as you go. Even if you list them now, you can change the list if needed.
  • Challenge begins January 1st thru December, 2010.
  • When you sign up under Mr. Linky, put the direct link to your post where your Young Adult novels will be listed. Include the URL so that other viewers can find this fun challenge. If you’d prefer to put your list in the sidebar of your blog, please leave your viewers the link to the sign up page. Again, so viewers can join the challenge too.
Sign up is at J. Kaye’s Book Blog! My list will be below — I’m choosing the Mini YA Reading Challenge option:

1. When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
2. Impossible by Nancy Werlin
3. The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo
4. The Maze Runner by James Dashner
5. Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
6. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
7. Surviving Hitler by Andrea Warren
8. Yellow Star by Jennifer Roy
9. Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
10. Surviving the Angel of Death: The story of a Mengele Twin in Auschwitz by Eva Mozes Kor
11. Dirty Little Secrets by C.J. Omololu
12. Going Bovine by Libba Bray
13. Crossing by Andrew Xia Fukuda
14. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender
15. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
16. You by Charles Benoit
17. Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
18. Lessons From a Dead Girl by Jo Knowles
19. Twisted by Laurie Halse Anderson
20. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
21. Paper Towns by John Green
22. Three Little Words by Ashley Rhodes-Couter
23. Protecting Marie by Kevin Henkes
24. After by Amy Efaw
25. Pop by Gordon Korman
26. Love, Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli


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